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Calendar, Night&Day Cocksure


As a people, we hate our bodes. And why wouldn’t we? Thanks to advertising, religion, and pop culture, we’re taught to see our physical selves as either substandard and laughable or as low-grade, filthy vehicles of sin. And as body…
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Calendar, Night&Day Public Display of Affection

Public Display of Affection

It appears the folks behind Valen-tiny Night are employing the age-old nicknaming conventions of Opposite Day. A fat guy named Slim! A tall guy named Shorty! So it is with “-tiny” in the title of this fabulously multifarious and indeed…
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Calendar, Night&Day In Synch

In Synch

In (re)Presentation, dancers Jess Curtis and Maria Francesca Scaroni press themselves against each other in a symmetrical flow, exploring the interconnectedness and beauty of our shared experience in a structured, intimate narrative — naked. They do it naked. They dance…
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Culture, Stage Yule Be Sorry

Yule Be Sorry

Mark Twain is often quoted as having said, "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." Although the author probably never uttered these words, the sentiment holds true. Yet even taking into account the eccentricities of…
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Culture, Dance Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

In Jess Curtis' upcoming Fallen, you won't find an ankle-deep sea of office paper and fake body parts onstage. You also won't see any imploding buildings projected onto the backdrop, nor does the choreographer use film clips of people running…
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